- Musical training in high school boosts a person’s language skills, and may improve academic performance.
- A new study uncovers a link between scoliosis susceptibility and the gene that codes for the BNC2 protein, which appears in reproductive system tissues.
- Excessive time in front of the television may be linked to a child's chances of being victimized later in childhood.
- Research has found that during the summer break from school, students eat less healthy, drink more sugary beverages, and exercise less.
- Watching Winnie the Pooh or Homer Simpson might make your kids more likely to indulge in cookies afterwards.
- Ogilvy & Mather China's latest ad campaign for the Center for Psychological Research, Shenyang, hopes to encourage people to put their phones away when they're with others.
- Kids who select books to bring home improve their literacy skills, as well as their academic performance and emotional health.
- Among a plethora of other negative consequences from prenatal cocaine exposure, early sexual activity may manifest differently in boys and girls.
- A cake modeled after Elsa from "Frozen" received quite a bit of attention on the Internet, but not a lot of it was positive. Now the baker behind that cake has come out with her emotional explanation.
- Teen marijuana use is a major concern for public health officials as medical marijuana spreads throughout the states. But how do we prevent them from starting in the first place?
- Children who participate in organized sports are more disciplined in the classroom.
- Cuba has eliminated the transmission of HIV and syphilis from mother-to-child, and it might be the first of many countries in the world.
Pediatrics (or paediatrics) is the branch of medicine that deals with the medical care of infants, children, and adolescents.